Cape Town’s preferred vehicle hire company

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Wherever the road takes you...


Welcome to the home of the most preferred, independent, car rental Cape Town company. With over 400 meticulously maintained cars to choose from, we have a "cheapie" to meet every need. From the iconic Mark 1 Golf to the adventurous Subaru Forester and everything else in between.

We have a large range of automatics for those who are not familiar with the manual or 'stick' shift. Our deal includes standard vehicle cover, *unlimited km's, 24/7 roadside assistance and all contract fees.


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Find your Cheapie
A Cheapie

What you need
to hire our
vehicles:

  • Valid Driver’s Licence
  • Passport or ID
  • Deposit excess from R2 500
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Table Mountain - Cape Town
Roadtriping Cape Town - Rentacheapie

Need an airport transfer?
No problem.

  • We can collect you from the airport
  • We charge R200 on weekdays (R250 on weekends) for this service per trip
  • As we offer cheaper daily car rental rates you will make this money back
  • At the end, we can transfer you back to the airport again
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Have any questions?

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Established 2006

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Over 400 vehicles meticulously maintained

Unlimited mileage
*t&c's apply

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Ride with us!

24/7 Roadside assistance

Testimonials that make us gush with pride

located
5 mins from Cape Town & 15 mins from Cape Town International Airport

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Thousands upon Thousands of Happy Travellers

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FAQs

Our FAQs have been carefully crafted to help answer any questions you may have.

Yes, we offer various payment methods that enable you to pay for your car rental including debit card, credit

card, electronic transfer and online via PayGenius

We are conveniently located at 30 Marine Drive, Paarden Eiland, Cape Town. A mere 15 kilometers from Cape Town International Airport. Our cars are collected from and returned to our offices in Paarden Eiland. We also offer shuttle services to and from the airport.

Payment for car hire including the refundable deposit, is paid upfront when collecting the vehicle. During our high season we request a security deposit to secure your booking.

We accommodate both long and short term rentals – anywhere from 3 days to 3 years.

The Standard Cover included in your rental rate covers you for damages caused to our vehicle by a Third Party. You are liable only up to your deposit value.

Standard Cover however does not cover the driver for damages caused by their own negligence or reckless driving.

Risk can be minimized by taking the following products:

Damage Waiver – same cover as Standard Cover and includes no excess payable on tyre damage, full front windscreen replacement, minor scratches and small dents.
(Excludes Gravel Road Driving)

Super Damage Waiver Plus - includes the Damage Waiver and also offers REDUCED CLAIM EXCESS which includes additional coverage for the authorised driver in the event of an accident/theft/damages with the ONLY exclusions being drunk driving, driving on un-tarred roads or continuously driving a damaged vehicle. Maximum excess/liability is up to your reduced deposit value.
*prices vary according to vehicle class and rental duration

You will receive the car with a full tank of fuel. The vehicle is to be returned with a full tank of fuel. We request that you fill up at one of the fuel stations in Paarden Eiland and keep the fuel slip to produce to one of our Customer Service Agents upon return. By doing this, we ensure that our next customer receives the car with a full tank of fuel.


If you do not have time to refuel the car we will refuel it on your behalf and charge you a R30.00 administration fee. The fuel can then be paid by you while you are at our premises or we can deduct it of your deposit.

Days are calculated on a 24-hour basis, with a grace period of 59 minutes allowed for late returns. If the grace period is exceeded, the car will be billed for an additional day thereafter.

Yes, all rental cars can be collected and returned only to 30 Marine Drive, Paarden Eiland.

You don’t pay extra for the car, but there is a standard non credit card payment fee of R300.00 charged. This fee covers the additional administration and merchant fees.

We process the refund of your deposit within 2 business days after the car has been returned. Depending on what payment methods were used and respective banks, the funds can take anywhere between three to fourteen business days to reflect in your account.

Yes you can. Extensions are subject to availability and rate changes. We advise that you request your extension at least 48 hours prior to your due date.

Yes, we require a refundable deposit to be paid for every car rental. This deposit is your excess in case of any damage, accidents, fire or theft of the car.

We allow our vehicles to go on extended untarred driveways; this will enable you to use the car to visit wine farms in and around Cape Town. Due to excessive wear and tear we do not allow our cars to go on untarred roads.

We understand you are in Cape Town on holiday and cleaning a rental car is the last thing on your mind. We will do the dirty work for you from as little as R80.00

We offer a variety of extras to enhance your rental experience in Cape Town. Some of the extras we have are roof racks for the surfers, GPS Units for the travelers, baby seats for the parents and bicycle racks for the adventurous.

Rentals of 7 days and less that is returned prior to return date is not refunded.
We refund 70% of the remaining days for rentals of 8 days or more that is returned 4 days or more prior to return date.

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